Nadeau1 animal documentation

Diet-induced obesity survey in C57BL/6J-Chr#A/J/NaJ mouse chromosome substitution panel (males)   (2008)

Nadeau JH, Hill AE

See also: Nadeau1 protocol


Nadeau1_Animal

Acclimation and testing periods

Vendor
A/J and C57BL/6J mice were obtained from The Jackson Laboratory JAX® (Bar Harbor, ME)
Ages
17 wks of age
Feed
Mice are maintained on a normal chow diet (Laboratory Autoclavable Rodent Diet 5010), tested on high fat high glucose (HFHG) diet, and fed ad libitum
Water
Sterilized water ad libitum
Housing
Sterilized microisolator cages with sterilized water, bedding, and feed
Bedding
Steam autoclaved corncob
Photoperiod
12/12 Light/Dark; beginning at 6 AM
Relative humidity
~50%
Temperature
18 - 26°C

Surwit’s Rodent Diet, D12331

Diet
HFHG
% kcal from fat
58
% kcal from carbohydrates
25.5
% kcal from protein
16.4
Sucrose (kcal)
700
Cornstarch (kcal)
0
Coconut Oil, Hydrogenated (kcal)
3001.5
Soybean Oil (kcal)
225